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The Toronto Blue Jays have selected Jeff Hoffman with their first pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. Toronto selected Hoffman with the ninth overall pick, two selections before they selected Kennesaw State catcher Max Pentecost with the 11th overall draft pick. A 64" right-handed pitcher out of East Carolina, the 21-year-old Hoffman is a long-term prospect as he recently underwent Tommy John surgery. His talent level, though, is believed to be much higher than his draft slot, with multiple sources projecting he would have been a top-five pick if not for the surgery. The ninth pick for the Jays is protected meaning the team will receive a compensatory pick (10th overall) in the 2015 Draft should they fail to come to a contract agreement with Hoffman before the signing deadline. Pentecost, also 21, was the MVP of the Cape Cod League. At 62" and 190 lbs. he posted an impressive .962 OPS according to MLB.com, who had him ranked 19th overall in their 2014 draft rankings. The Jays held the 11th overall draft pick as compensation for their failure to sign 2013 first-round pick Phillip Bickford. Should the team fail to sign Pentecost they will not receive a compensatory pick in 2015. Toronto was also able to snag a highly-ranked prospect with their second-round pick. The Jays selected 18-year-old right-hander Sean Reid Foley with the 49th overall pick. The high-school senior from Florida was ranked 18th overall by MLB.com, slotting in higher than Pentecost in the sites 2014 draft rankings. Former Blue Jays first-round selection Tyler Beede was selected 14th overall by the San Francisco Giants. The Jays originally selected Beede with the 21st overall pick in 2011. The two sides were unable to come to a contract agreement, however, sending Beede to Vanderbilt University and awarding the Jays the 22nd overall pick in 2012. Toronto would select Marcus Stroman with the compensatory pick. Julian Brandt Jersey . 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Lukas Podolski Jersey .500. The Jets have now won nine of their last 11, and five of their last six road games. With the win they moved to within two points of Vancouver in the west, the Canucks holding down the eighth spot. Vancouver lost in Boston, while the other big game saw Dallas win in Phoenix.GOODYEAR, Ariz. - The Indians are going down a familiar path with a star pitcher. Cleveland has suspended talks on a contract extension with ace Justin Masterson, agreeing that its time to focus on the upcoming season. Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said Friday that the club made a "very competitive" offer to Masterson, but the sides couldnt find common ground. Negotiations broke down with agent Randy Rowley on Thursday. "I met with Justin this morning," Antonetti said. "At this point we both agreed to table discussions on a multiyear contract and potentially revisit it down the road. But right now the focus will be on preparing for the season." Masterson, who avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year, $9.726 million salary for 2014, can become a free agent after the season. The right-hander is scheduled to pitch on opening day against Oakland on March 31. Antonetti said the sides may discuss a new deal at a later unspecified time. "We made an earnest effort to find common ground and get something done. In the end we werent able to align," Antonetti said. "We have a profound belief in Justin. He embodies everything we want our players to be. Hes a great teammate, a great person and an exceptional performer. "There remains a desire from our side that he remains here long term. I believe hed like to be here long term." Masterson reportedly gave the Indians proposals on two- and three-year contracts at roughly $17 million per season. The Indians are believed to have offered packages at $14 million per year. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Masterson is scheduled to pitch on Friday against Colorado. The situation isnt a new one for the Indians, who were unable to reach long-term deals in the past with CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee and were forced to trade the former Cy Young Award winners. Masterson emerged as the staffs No. 1 starter last season, when he went 14-10 with a 3.45 ERA. He made the All-Star team for the first time. Its the Indians preference not to negotiate any player contracts during the season, the team is aware of fan reaction concerning the teams long-term goals. "We are fortunate that Justin is here for this season," Antonetti said. "There willl be other junctures where we can explore an extension with him — its just not right now.dddddddddddd. We dont want any distractions but if there is a right time to talk about it, were open to it." The Indians signed outfielder Michael Brantley to a four-year, $25 million contract last month. Theyve had preliminary talks with All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis about an extension, and they could be facing a decision with shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who is in the final year of his contract. Antonetti said the six-year, $105 million contract pitcher Homer Bailey signed with Cincinnati has an influence on the teams talks with Masterson. Bailey is 24-22 the last two seasons while Masterson is 25-25. "Thats one of the contract extensions thats in the marketplace," Antonetti said. "We are very cognizant of that contract but there are others. We made an earnest effort to offer Justin a contract that was fair relative to the marketplace, but we didnt attach it, nor do we ever, attach it to any one contract specifically." Antonetti would not discuss the possibility of a new deal for Kipnis. Manager Terry Francona does not expect the breakdown of negotiations to negatively affect Masterson — or his teammates. "It wont affect his performance," Francona said. "I dont know how it doesnt affect you. Its a big part of your life, but I think Mastys got his act together. Ive never seen someone who had his priorities together as much as Masty." Francona believes there will be discussion in the clubhouse, but believes his team will stay focused. "I bet the guys will be bummed out a little. I think they all like him and Chris (Antonetti) wanted to get it done or he wouldnt have tried but it doesnt carry over," he said. "Thats the way the game is. Thats why they set the deadline, lets not let this go into the season. "Realistically, you cant sign everybody you want to or everybody would be signed. For the Indians to be talking to him about that type of money, shows how much they like him," he added. "Just because you dont get a deal done doesnt mean you dont respect or care about that player. It has to fit into the parameter of the team." 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